LLT visit New Zealand – Otago official visit

Bob Laventure and Dawn Skelton visited the home of the Otago Home Exercise Programme in Dunedin, New Zealand in August 2008. They were there to present to the highly acclaimed Researchers Prof John Campbell and Dr Clare Robertson and a group of 50 researchers and public on the implementation of the OEP in the UK,…

The VIDA Network

The Vida Network has been set up to encourage and support networking amongst active ageing professionals. Vida Network members receive monthly newsletters and invitations to exclusive events. Membership is currently free, so sign up now and become a part of this fun and interesting network group.

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North West Community Falls Prevention Steering Group

Active Living, part of Wigan Leisure and Culture Trust, have recently set up a “North West Community Falls Prevention Steering Group” for any area’s or individuals within the North West and surrounding areas, who deliver Falls Prevention/Postural Stability sessions in the community. The meetings are aimed to discuss different topics and issues that may occur…

UK Toolkit for Commissioners Launched July 2009

The Department of Health Toolkit for Prevention of falls and fractures in Older People – specifically for Commissioners of Services, was launched 22 July 2009. Further information and documents to download are available on the DoH website , including advice on local needs assessment, a summary of effective services, and advice about effective exercise here…